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Sept. 11. 2010

Obama: Honor 9/11 Victims by Staying True to U.S. Values

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2010 - President Barack Obama paid tribute to the 184 people who died in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, saying America honors their sacrifice by holding firm to the nation’s ideals of unity and tolerance. Story | Video

First Lady Marks 9/11 With Service to Nation's Veterans

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 11, 2010 – First Lady Michelle Obama marked the ninth anniversary of 9/11 with service to America’s veterans. Story

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Members of Kunsan Air Base Remember 9/11

KUNSAN AIR BASE, South Korea, Sept. 11, 2010 - A quiet and somber crowd gathered here early Sept. 10 to remember the events in America Sept. 11, 2001, and pay tribute to those who lost their lives that day. Story

Gates, Mullen Reflect on Troop Sacrifices

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2010 - As the nation today honors the nearly 3,000 innocent Americans killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Americans also should remember the sacrifice of military members and their families, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today. Story

Families Reflect on Lost Loved Ones

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2010 – About 200 family members of the 184 innocent victims who died at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, gathered at the Pentagon Memorial on the ninth anniversary of the tragedy to remember their loved ones. Story

Obama Reminds Nation Why U.S.
Forces Are Still in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2010 – President Barack Obama used the eve of the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States as a reminder of why U.S. forces still are in Afghanistan. "We are there because that is the place that al-Qaida launched the attack that killed 3,000 Americans," he said at a White House news conference. Story

9/11 Memorial Advocate Urges Unity

FORT BELVOIR, Va., Sept. 10, 2010 – Americans should focus on the outpouring of patriotism and unity that followed the terrorist attacks, said Jim Laychak, the president of the Pentagon Memorial Fund. Story

Pentagon Plans Private 9/11 Remembrance

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2010 – President Barack Obama will join Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Pentagon Memorial on Sept. 11 to honor the memory of victims of the 2001 terrorist attack. Story

Retired Soldier Remembers 9/11 Attack

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2010 – "It suddenly dawned on me that I had been at the point of impact only minutes before the plane hit the building," said Walter Wood. "I was in shock, bitter with anger that someone had attacked and killed my friends." Story